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Enlightenment and Dissent 24 (2008)

Enlightenment and Dissent 24(2008) [PDF 729KB]

Editorial, iv


Godliness and Godlikeness: Cambridge Platonism in Richard Price’s religious rationalism, Louise Hickman, 1-23

Aspects of a polymath: unveiling J T Rutt’s edition of Joseph Priestley’s Letters to Theophilus Lindsey, Simon Mills, 24-53

‘Brief Encounter’: Robert Robinson and the right to private judgment, Gina Luria Walker, 54-70


Reconsidering Kant’s political philosophy, Howard Williams, 71-81

Review Article

‘An Extraordinary Destiny’: Mary Hays, Dissenting Feminist, Mary Spongberg, 82-93


Stephen Eric Bronner, Reclaiming the Enlightenment. Towards a Politics of Radical Enlightenment, John Gascoigne, 94-96

Daniel Carey, Locke, Shaftesbury, and Hutcheson: Contesting Diversity in the Enlightenment and Beyond, James Dybikowski, 96-101

Robert DeMaria, Jr. ed., British Literature 1640-1789: An Anthology, K E Smith, 101-4

Jack Fruchtman Jr., Atlantic Cousins: Benjamin Franklin and his visionary friends, Anthony Page. 105-7

William Gibson, Religion and the Enlightenment, 1600-1800: Conflict and the Rise of Civic Humanism in Taunton, David L Wykes, 107-10

Jonathan I Israel, Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752, John Gascoigne, 110-15

John Issitt, Jeremiah Joyce: radical dissenter and writer, Anthony Page, 115-18

Michael R Lynn, Popular science and public opinion in eighteenth-century France, Jeffrey S Ravel, 118-21

E Mazza & E Ronchetti eds., New Essays on David Hume, F L van Holthoon, 121-127

Isabel Rivers & David L Wykes, Joseph Priestley, scientist, philosopher, and theologian, R K Webb, 127-31

Robert Rix, William Blake and the Cultures of Radical Christianity, K E Smith, 131-35

Paul Russell, The Riddle of Hume’s ‘Treatise’: Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion, Mark G Spencer, 135-38

Robert E Schofield, The Enlightened Joseph Priestley: A Study of his Life and Work from 1773-1804, Alan Tapper, 138-43

Giovanni Tarantino, Lo scrittoio di Anthony Collins (1676-1729). I libri e i tempi di un libero pensatore, John Robertson, 144-47

Special Supplement (available as a separate volume)

Enlightenment and Dissent 24 (2008) supplement [PDF 850KB]

David Sekers ed., The Diary of Hannah Lightbody 1786-1790, i-x; 1-176


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